Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Matsuo Basho Poems

81. A Wild Sea 4/2/2010
82. A Cold Rain Starting 4/2/2010
83. First Winter Rain 1/13/2003
84. Winter Solitude 1/13/2003
85. What Fish Feel 1/13/2003
86. In This World Of Ours, 1/1/2004
87. Spring Rain 1/13/2003
88. A Strange Flower 4/2/2010
89. First Snow 1/13/2003
90. Four Haiku 1/1/2004
91. The Dragonfly 1/13/2003
92. Coolness Of The Melons 1/13/2003
93. An Old Pond 4/2/2010
94. A Weathered Skeleton 4/2/2010
95. The Oak Tree 1/13/2003
96. Stillness 1/13/2003
97. A Field Of Cotton 1/13/2003
98. Bush Warbler 1/13/2003
99. Cold Night: The Wild Duck 1/13/2003
100. A Cool Fall Night 1/13/2003
101. Collection Of Six Haiku 1/1/2004
102. Blowing Stones 1/13/2003
103. Basho's Death Poem 4/2/2010
104. Bitter–tasting Ice — 1/1/2004
105. A Cicada Shell 1/13/2003
106. Awake At Night 1/13/2003
107. Don'T Imitate Me 1/13/2003
108. First Day Of Spring 1/13/2003
109. The Old Pond 1/13/2003
110. A Monk Sips Morning Tea 1/13/2003
111. A Caterpillar 1/13/2003
112. Autumn Moonlight 1/13/2003
113. A Snowy Morning 1/13/2003
114. A Bee 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Matsuo Basho

A Bee

A bee
staggers out
of the peony.


Translated by Robert Hass

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Moonlight Slanting

Moonlight slanting
through the bamboo grove;
a cuckoo crying.


Translated by Robert Hass

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